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Third party to determine if new partnership possible on cancelled Flames arena deal

Third party to determine if new partnership possible on cancelled Flames arena deal

Calgary's city council has voted unanimously to see if it's possible to breathe new life into the lifeless deal to build a new arena for the Calgary Flames.

Large guns investigation discovers drones dropping drugs into prisons: police

WINNIPEG — Police in Winnipeg say a multi-jurisdictional investigation has found drones have been used to drop large quantities of drugs into federal prisons. Insp.

Supreme Court of Canada to review decision on B.C. school trustee's defamation case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will look at whether a defamation lawsuit by a school trustee in Chilliwack, B.C., should proceed against the former president of a teachers union.
Feds give co-operative housing providers extra help to ease rental costs

Feds give co-operative housing providers extra help to ease rental costs

OTTAWA — The federal government is giving co-operative housing providers millions in funding to ease rental costs, pledging relief for a sector that has sought to find new ways to provide help to tenants. The $118.
Quebec curfew taking toll on women facing violence, people with mental health issues

Quebec curfew taking toll on women facing violence, people with mental health issues

MONTREAL — The Quebec government said it introduced a curfew as a common sense way to reduce COVID-19 transmission and ease pressure on hospitals, but women facing violence, young people and low-income residents say the health order has left them beh
Canadian troops in Ukraine pressing ahead with training mission amid Russia tensions

Canadian troops in Ukraine pressing ahead with training mission amid Russia tensions

OTTAWA — The commander of Canadian troops in Ukraine says his soldiers are pushing ahead with their mission despite growing concerns about a potential Russian invasion. Lt.-Col.
Expert panel says Canada needs to 'up its game" on climate data to better adapt

Expert panel says Canada needs to 'up its game" on climate data to better adapt

OTTAWA — A new report suggests Canada is not doing enough to adapt to and prevent the effects of climate change and is lacking the critical data it needs to do so.
Feds drop trucker vaccine mandate, fourth dose questions : In The News for Jan. 13

Feds drop trucker vaccine mandate, fourth dose questions : In The News for Jan. 13

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 13 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Provinces clamour for rapid tests while feds struggle to deliver millions promised

Provinces clamour for rapid tests while feds struggle to deliver millions promised

OTTAWA — Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says Canada is in crisis when it comes to COVID-19 PCR testing capacity, as Ottawa struggles to make good on its promise to deliver 140 million rapid tests to provinces by the end of the month.
PM needs more info on Quebec's no-vax tax, Ottawa struggles to deliver rapid tests

PM needs more info on Quebec's no-vax tax, Ottawa struggles to deliver rapid tests

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday he needs more information before he can say whether he supports Quebec’s anti-vaccination tax, as Ottawa struggled to make good on its promise to deliver COVID-19 rapid tests.